Feb 18, 2022

February 2022

The industry is now a couple months into reviewing and following the Lead & Copper Rule Revision (LCRR). But there is still some confusion surrounding what requirements need to be met and when they need to be met. We are gathering up information and…
I know that in the last column I said I was going to return this month with some tips, tricks and other things to help with the recruitment issues. Well, I lied. Not intentionally but I re-read last month’s dribble and realized some more context was…
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives are evolving in the American workforce. In 2020, Tony Parrott, CEO of Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District, spoke to the need for utilities to assess whether their internal…
The sun will gradually — but permanently — set on 3G networks in 2022, as Mobile Network Operators (MNO) decommission 3G services over the course of the year while they invest in more advanced cellular technology. In order to upgrade to 5G, it is…
The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) was signed into law December 17, 1974, by President Gerald R. Ford. Legally, it is known as 42 U.S.C. §§ 300f to 300j-26, titled “Public Health Service Act.” When a law is passed and signed by the President, it is…
Growth, progress, and prosperity. There’s no shortage of it in North Alabama, which has seen its population grow by 30,000 over the last five years and is projected to rise by a further 24,500 by 2027. Jobs are also on the up, having increased by almost…
In Florida, we have known about this problem for a long time. Excess nitrogen in our waterways linked to nutrient pollution – eutrophication – causes harmful algal blooms. The algal blooms deplete the oxygen in the water and can kill seagrasses and…
Location: Camarillo, California Size: Treats 4,500 acre feet per year; yields 3,800 acre feet per year Equipment: greensand filters, reverse osmosis, monitoring, pumps For nearly two decades, groundwater quality in the northern portion of the Pleasant…
Each month, Water & Wastes Digest features five new products in the New Product Showcase department of its monthly print magazine. Below are the five featured products for February 2022. Submit your products for consideration to wwdeditor+nps@sgcmail…
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